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Transcript: ...and the 2016 winner is Awards Presentation American Library Association (199). Beatrice Alemagna ...and the 2016 winner is The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year. The award's namesake was a school librarian in Topeka, Kansas, and a marketing consultant for Econo-Clad, as well an active member of YALSA. He had a passion for books and reading. Coretta Scott King Book Award The Batchelder Award is given to the most outstanding children’s book originally published in a language other than English in a country other than the United States, and subsequently translated into English for publication in the United States. American Library Association (1996). Alex Awards Breunde` Moultrie EE506 Mildred L. Batchelder Award The 2016 Arbuthnot lecture will be deliverd by Pat Mora. Her books represent the Mexican American experience. Laura Ruby Michael L. Printz Award Rita Williams-Garcia This award is given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood. ...and the 2016 winners are May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture American Library Association (1996). David Levithan ...and the 2016 winner is The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing. The Alex Awards were first given annually beginning in 1998 and became an official ALA award in 2002. The award is sponsored by the Margaret A. Edwards Trust. The Alex Awards are named after Edwards, who was called “Alex” by her friends. Ryan Gattis, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Camille DeAngelis, David Wong, Sara Novic`, Joe Abercrombie, Brandon Stanton, Liz Suburbia, Dan-el Padilla Peralta, and Keija Parssinen ...and the 2016 winner is This award given annually and honor an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature. It recognizes an author's work in helping adolescents become aware of themselves and addressing questions about their role and importance in relationships, society, and in the world. Sophie Blackall American Library Association (1996). Randolph Caldecott Medal ...and the 2016 winner is American Library Association (1996). Margaret A. Edwards Award The May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture is an annual event featuring an author, critic, librarian, historian or teacher of children’s literature, of any country, who shall prepare a paper considered to be a significant contribution to the field of children’s literature. This paper is delivered as a lecture each April, and is subsequently published in Children and Libraries, the journal of ALSC. American Library Association (1996). named in honor of nineteenth century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott Awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children

Awards Presentation

Transcript: "Pray, Halmoni says. Pray to God and everything will be better. Put your hands together tight like a closed book. Good. Then say what I taught you, Young Ju. Remember? Dear Father who art in heaven." You Are (Not) Small written by Anna Kang and illustrated by Christopher Weyant 1975 Beverly Cleary “Once upon a time," he said out loud to the darkness. He said these words because they were the best, the most powerful words that he knew and just the saying of them comforted him.” The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award is awared annually to honor an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children. 2002 Winner 2007 Winner Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr 2015 Winner "Come to think about it you've had the blues for the past few weeks. What's up baby girl? You know you can tell me anything. Committee members are appointed by YALSA's President-Elect and serve a one-year term, with the possibility of reappointment for an additional one-year term. There are nine voting committee members. From Ramona the Pest - “She was not a slowpoke grownup. She was a girl who could not wait. Life was so interesting she had to find out what happened next.” “Basketball Rule #1 In this game of life your family is the court and the ball is your heart. No matter how good you are, no matter how down you get, always leave your heart on the court.” Committee members are appointed by YALSA's President-Elect and serve a one-year term, with the possibility of reappointment for an additional one-year term. There are seven voting committee members. The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend written and illustrated by Dan Santat The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The Committee consist of five committee voting members. The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published by an American publisher in the United States in English during the preceding year. There are no limitations as to the character of the picture book except that the illustrations be original work. The Committee shall consist of a chair, eight members, a consultant from the staff of Booklist, and an administrative assistant if the Chair requests. 2015 Winner “Your pain is mine, let me carry it with you, for you – I don’t care as long as you’re with me” The John Newberry Award is given to an author that has contributited to the American Literature for children. The Crossover by Kwame Alexander The books are selected by a committe of 15 individuals that represent a variety of professions such as librarians, teachers and book reviewers. These members read books on their own time and they meet twice per year to discuss books that qualify for the award. Any book that qualifies is eligible to recieve the award. 2015 Award Winner Tales for Very Picky Eaters written and illustrated by Josh Schneider 2009 Winner Awards Presentation by Ginger Hyde The author or illustrator is selected by a committee of five individuals. The authors are nominated by any individual that feels the author or illustrator has made a substantial contribution to children's literature. “Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.” “The medical definition of miracle is misdiagnosis.” Just After Sunset by Stephen King A Step From Heaven, by An Na The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo 2015 Winner The Margaret A. Edwards Award, established in 1988, honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature. The annual award is administered by the YALSA and sponsored by School Library Journal magazine. It recognizes an author's work in helping adolescents become aware of themselves and addressing questions about their role and importance in relationships, society, and in the world. The award shall be given annually to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature that encourages and supports the beginning reader published in English in the United States during the preceding year. There are no limitations as to the character of the book considered except that it will be original and function successfully as a book for beginning readers. The titles were selected by the YALSA Adult Books for Young Adults Task Force from the previous year's publishing and were part of the Adult Books for Young Adults Project, which explored the role of adult books in the reading lives of teenagers 2004 Award Winner 1986 Award Winner 2012 Winner Any author that is a US citizen and their book was first published in the United States the year before is able to receive the John Newberry Award. The award-winning book may be fiction, nonfiction, poetry or an

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Transcript: 1992 John Newbery Winner: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor published in 1991 The 2012 Winner: Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly Ellard, Weston Woods producers of “Children Make Terrible Pets” Geisel Honor Books Awards for Literature for Children and Young Adults We know that children love to read interesting and entertaining books. Well, someone has to write them. These authors are selected for various awards for doing just that; writing interesting and entertaining books. Let us dig in and discover what some of those awards are. Awards Presentation Randolph Caldecott Medal Coretta Scott King Award The 2007 Printz Award Winner: American Born Chinese By Gene Luen Yang First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrink Published in 2006 The 2013 Geisel Honor Book Winner: Up, Tall and High!, written and illustrated by Ethan Long is the Seuss Award winner. The book is published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group in 2012 The 2013 Coretta Scott King Award Winner: Andrea Davis Pinkney, author of Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America published October 2012 Bryan Collier, illustrator of I, Too, Am America Published May 2012 Printz Award According to the American Library Association (ALA), the John Newbery award is awarded yearly by the library association "to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for Children" (1999). 2013 John Newbery Winner: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate published in 2013 "The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association" (ALA, 1999). The Caldecott medal was named after an illustrator named Randolph Caldecott. ALA states that it is awarded yearly by the Library Association for"the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children" (1999). "The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year" (ALA, 1999). This award is given to authors that use creativity to captivate young readers. The 2011 Geisel Honor Book Winner: Bink and Gollie, written by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, illustrated by Tony Fucile (Candlewick Press) Published November 2010 John Newbery Award The 2013 Printz Award Winner: In Darkness By Nick Lake Published by Bloomsbury Books for Young Readers in January 2012. Book Synopsis: "Fifteen-year-old Shorty awakens beneath the ruins of a crumbled hospital in Haiti, where his weakening mind begins flashing back through his own violent history, the loss of his twin sister, and his mystical connection to Toussaint Louverture, the nineteenth-century revolutionary who helped liberate his country" (ALA, 1999) The 2013 Laura Ingalls Award Winner: Katherine Paterson an author that leaves her readers feeling hope. Laura Ingalls Award The 2003 Laura Ingalls Award Winner: Eric Carle an author of creative children's books. According to the ALA website, "The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values" (2009). Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children’s Video The 2011 Coretta Scott King Award Winner: Rita Williams-Garcia, author of One Crazy Summer (Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers) Published January 2010 According to ALA, "The Andrew Carnegie Medal honors the most outstanding video productions for children released during the previous year" (1999). The 2013 Winner: Katja Torneman, producer of “Anna, Emma and the Condors" Video Synopsis: "Anna and Emma, along with their parents, work to bring the amazing and magnificent California condor back from the brink of extinction. The girls are articulate and caring, sometimes silly and always engaging as they assist their parents with this important work" (ALA, 1999). ALA states that "The Wilder Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children" (1999). The 2004 Caldecott Winner: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers illustrated and written by Mordicai Gerstein (Roaring Brook Press/Millbrook Press) published in 2003 The 2013 Caldecott Winner: This Is Not My Hat, written and illustrated by Jon Klassen, published by Candlewick Press in October 2012

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Transcript: This award is presented to book authors in literacy excellence in young adult books. According to ALSC section of the ALA Web site: "The award-winning book may be fiction, nonfiction, poetry or an anthology." "As many as four honor titles may be selected." "Books must have been published between January 1 and December 31 of the year preceding announcement of the award. To be eligible, a title must have been designated by its publisher as being either a young adult book or one published for the age range that YALSA defines as "young adult," i.e., 12 through 18. Adult books are not eligible." "Works of joint authorship or editorship are eligible." "The award may be given posthumously provided the other criteria are met." "Books previously published in another country are eligible (presuming an American edition has been published during the period of eligibility)." "Titles that are self-published, published only in eBook format, and/or published from a publisher outside of the US will not be considered eligible until the first year the book is available in print or distributed through a US publishing house." "If no title is deemed sufficiently meritorious, no award will be given that year." "The chair is responsible for verifying the eligibility of all nominated titles." "Unlike the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the Printz Award does not require the attendance of the winning authors at the awards ceremonies. However, it is understood that authors will be encouraged to attend." Laura Ingalls Award: Coretta Scott King Award Schnieder Family Honor Book Winners: published 2012 2013: Young Children: Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am By: Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis Middle School: A Dog Called Homeless By: Sarah Lean Teen Award: Back To Front and Upside Down By: Claire Alexander 2006 Winner: published 2005 Dad, Jackie, and Me By: Myron Uhlberg Michael L. Printz Winners: 2013: In Darkness published 2012 By: Nick Lake Video attached from You Tube 2006: Looking for Alaska By: John Green Published 2005 John Newbery Winners: Current Winner: 2013: The One and Only Ivan published in 2012 By: Katherine Applegate Past Winner: 1990: Number the Stars By: Lois Lowery published in 1989 “Mama was crying, and the rain made it seem as if the whole world was crying.” ― Lois Lowry, Number the Stars According to ALSC section of the ALA Web site, "The Medal shall be awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children published by an American publisher in the United States in English during the preceding year." Books are selected by the following guidelines: "Must be a citizen or residence of United States." "Fiction, non-fiction, and poetry are all eligible." "The book must be written for children, with children defined as “persons of ages up to and including fourteen.” "The book must be an original work." "A book that was originally published in another country is not eligible." Laura Ingalls Winners: 2013: Katherine Paterson 2003: Eric Carle Video on recent/past winners: http://libguides.wsc.edu/content.php?pid=404952&sid=3910493 This award is given annually to African American authors and illustrators of young and adult books. According to ALSC section of the ALA Web site, books are selected by this criteria: "Author or illustrator must live in the U.S. or maintain dual residency/citizenship." "Book must be published in the year preceding the year the award is given, evidenced by the copyright date printed in the book." "Only finished copies will be accepted. Do not send advance reader copies, galleys, etc." "Titles submitted for the Coretta Scott King Book Awards will not be returned. Titles received by the OLOS office are donated as part of The Coretta Scott King Review Books Donation Grant" Michael L. Printz Award Schneider Family Honor Book Award John Newbery Award Andrew Carnegie Medal: This award recognizes the best fiction and nonfiction for adult readers. This award is announced at ALA annual conference and a cash award. 2013 Winners: published 2012 Richard Ford- Canada Timothy Egan- Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher 2012 Winners: published 2011 Anne Enright- The Forgotten Waltz Robert K. Massie - Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman Coretta Scott King Winners: Alex Award: This award is given to 10 books that appeal to ages 12 to 18. Titles are selected by the Yalsa Task Force. These books are selected from previous years. The list is given to librarians to see if it attracts the age group. 2004 Winner: The Time Traveler's Wife- published in 2003 By:Audrey Niffennegger 2013 Winners: all published in 2012 This award is presented to authors and illustrators that over a period of time have made lasting contributions to children. According to ALSC section of the ALA Web site, books are selected by this criteria: "The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal shall be awarded every two years to an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have over a period of

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Transcript: Christpher Paul Curtis was the reciepient of the John Newbery Award in 2000, for his book Bud, Not Buddy published in 1999 by Delacorte Books. The purpose of this award is to encourage artistic expression of the African-American through literature and graphic arts. Criteria must be written/illustrated by an African-American must portray a black experience the original work must be published in the U.S. must be written for a youth audience A Time for Miracles was the 2011 winner of the Mildred L. Batchelder Award written by Laure Bondoux translated by Y. Mauden published by Delacorte, a division of Random House. Purpose The Schneider Family was donated by Dr. Katherine Schneider and honors author's or illustrators that embodies the artistic expression disability experience of a child or young adult. Criteria the book must have a character or secondary character with a disability the book must be published in English the award can be given posthumously books that have been previously recommended are not eligible again Katherine Applegate is the John Newbery recipient in 2013 for her book The One and Only Ivan published in 2013 by HarperCollins Publishers. Katherine Patterson is the 2013 reciient of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her books Bridge to Teribithia (Crowell, 1977), Jacob I Have Loved (Crowell 1980), and The Great Billy Hopkins (Crowell, 1978). David Weisner is the2002 recipient of the Caldecott Medal for his book The Three Pigs in 2001 published by Clarion/Hougton Mifflin. The Coretta Scott King Award Nick Lake is the 2014 recipient of the Micheal L. Printz award for his book In Darkness , published by Bloomsbury Publishers in 2013. Purpose The John Newbery award is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Criteria it must be a distguished contribution to American literature for children the book must be a contribution to literature the book must be an independent work Schneider Family Book Award The Randolph Caldecott Medal The Micheal L. Printz Award Brian Selznick was the recipient of the Schneider Family Book Award in 2012 for his book Wonderstruck, published by Scholastic Press in 2011. Purpose The Laura Ingalls Wilder award honors an author or illustrator whose books have made a significant impact over a period of years. Criteria must be more than one book the books must be published in the U.S. the books must occupy an important place in literature the books must be written for children Mister Orange is the 2014 winner of the Mildred L. Batchelder Award written by Truus Matti published in Dutch in 2011 The Mildred L. Batchelder Award Purpose The Micheal L. Printz medal is awarded annually for the best book written for teens or young adult literature. Criteria may be fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or anthology must be a resident of the U.S. the books must be written for young adults The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Kadir Nelson is the most current recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award in 2012. Heart and Soul was published Balzer+Bray an imprint of HarperCollins publishers. Rita Williams-Garcia is a previous recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award for the book One Crazy Summer published in 2010 by Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins publishers. Merrie Haskell is the 2014 recioient of the Schneider Family Book Award for her book Handbook for Dragon Slayers, published by Harper Collins in 2013. Purpose The Mildred L. Batchelder Award is awarded to the most outstanding children's book of various languages excluding English, as well as books translated in English for U.S. publication. Criteria Picture book text should be as significant as the illustrations the books should be an original work the books should be quality (interpretation, presentation, development, and appropriateness the author of the book is not from the U.S. aspects of the design of the book play a significant role in the selection process Awards Presentation Shenea M. Nelson EE 506 Purpose The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to artist of the most distguished American picture book for children. Criteria receipient must be a U.S. citizen must be a picture book for children must be distingusihed (excellent, quality, distinct) the artist must be the illustator or co-illustrator In 2011, Tomie DePaola was the recipient of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for the book Strega Nona (Grandma Witch) published by Penguin books in 1996. Purpose John Green was the recipient for the Micheal L. Printz Award in 2006 for his book Looking for Alaska published by Dutton Juvenile in 2005. The John Newbery Award Brian Floca is the 2014 recipient of the Caldecott Medal for his book Locomotive published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing.

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Transcript: Michael L. Printz Award Schneider family honor book award The Geisel Award is given to an author/ illustrator each year for the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States. Theodor Seuss Geisel is most commonly known as "Dr. Seuss". The most recent medal winner is "You Are (NOT) Small" written by Anna Kang and illustrated by Christopher Weyant. Published August 5, 2014 The most recent Honor Books reciepient is Waiting Is Not Easy! written and illustrated by Mo Willems. This presentation provides information on a few of the honorary awards given in the field of Literature for Children and Young Adults. The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award honors a U.S. author or illustrator whose books over the years have made a significant contribution to literature for children Donald Crews is the winner of the 2015 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award His works include “Ten Black Dots,” (1968) and “Freight Train,” (1978). Other honorable mention winners are Donald Crews, Ashley Bryan, and Marcia Brown Laura Ingalls Award coretta scott king award A previous winner was Up, Tall, and High! by Ethan Long. Awards Presentation by: melody martin This award honors outstanding video productions for children released during the previous year. Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly Ellard are the current winners of the Carnegie Medal for “Me...Jane” (2011 Richard Ford was a previous winner in 2013. Literary Awards The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year. First Children's Book Award Best Known Award Most Discussed Children's Book Award Kwame Alexander, author of The Crossover (2014), is the current winner. Shane W. Evans and Kadir Nelson are past winners. This Award is given annually to outstanding African American authors/ illustrators of children/young adult books that demonstrate African American appreciation. Jacqueline Woodson and Christopher Myers are the current winners. The Michael L. Printz Award annually honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit, each year. In addition, up to four honor books are named, which also represent the best writing in young adult literature. Jandy Nelson, author of I'll Give You the Sun (September 2014), is the current winner. Previous winners include John Green, Meg Rosoff, and Libba Bray. This Award honors an author/ illustrator for a book that possesses an artistic expression of the disability experience for adolescent audiences. The current winners include: Teen Book Girls Like Us written by Gail Giles Middle School RAIN REIGN written by Ann M. Martin Children's Book A BOY AND A JAGUAR written by Alan Rabinowitz, Previous winners include Merrie Haskell & Sarah Lean Andrew Carnegie Medal Geisel Honor Books Previous winners include Kate Dicamillo John Newbery Award

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